Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO
Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO
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Dengue fever is now like the flu, WHO chief says, calling on countries to consider ‘practical values’ of new vaccine

  • Food and Drug Administration in US gives Dengvaxia the nod, but Hong Kong officials say it is not suitable for city’s residents
  • Takeshi Kasai, the World Health Organisation’s new regional director, says disease is not containable

Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO
Dr Takeshi Kasai, has been named the new regional director of the World Health Organisation’s Western Pacific region. Photo: WHO
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